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Archpriest Maximian Pogorelovskiy inside Holy Martyrs Adrian and Natalia church in Odesa. Photo by Matthieu de La Rochefoucauld.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Clotilde Bigot
“The church of Odesa shares the pain of its inhabitants. The church is not a building; it is people,” said Archpriest Maximian Pogorelovskiy, a spokesperson for the Orthodox Diocese of Odesa.
Inside the Vatican
On “Inside the Vatican” this week, host Colleen Dulle asks Gerard O’Connell how Archbishop Cordileone’s statement has been received at the Vatican and whether the Vatican will intervene.
Pope Francis is pictured while greeting the crowd during his general audience in St. Peter's Square at the Vatican May 25, 2022.
Pope Francis
If the elderly, who have seen it all by that time, keep intact their passion for justice, then there is hope for love, and also for faith.
FaithThe Good Word
Terrance Klein
The Lord did not withhold his kingdom from his first disciples, nor does he keep it from us.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Blase J. Cupich
The right to bear arms will never be more important than human life. Our children have rights, too.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
J.D. Long-García
The murder of George Floyd at the hands of police two years ago in Minneapolis sparked a national conversation about racism that continues today—the anniversary of his tragic death.
Politics & SocietyDispatches
Michael J. O’Loughlin
Catholic leaders are reacting with anger and calls to restrict guns following the latest mass shooting that left at least 19 children and two teachers dead.
Cindy Wooden - Catholic News Service
“With a heart shattered over the massacre at the elementary school in Texas, I pray for the children and adults who were killed and for their families,” the pope said.
Arts & CultureCatholic Book Club
James T. Keane
For his novels, memoirs, biographies and collections of short stories and poetry, Larry Woiwode is considered by some critics to be one of the greatest American authors of the 20th century.
Michael J. O’Loughlin
“I come from a largely pro-life, Italian-American Catholic family, so I respect people's views about that, but I don’t respect us foisting it onto others,” Ms. Pelosi said in response to the move by Archbishop Cordileone.
Politics & SocietyLast Take
Jim McDermott
Rather than talk to the graduates of Marquette University about his many achievements, Dwyane Wade spoke about two important moments of failure in his life.
Politics & SocietyNews
Catholic News Service
The 90-year-old cardinal was detained May 11 under China’s national security law for “conspiracy to collude with foreign forces,” but he has not been charged with that.
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Robert David Sullivan
The great replacement theory and its undisguised racism have horrified all but the most right-wing political leaders.
Politics & SocietyNews
Catholic News Service
A Vatican-approved Chinese bishop remains in detention more than one year after his arrest for allegedly violating the communist country’s repressive regulations on religious affairs.
FaithThe Word
Jaime L. Waters
May 29, 2022, the Seventh Sunday of Easter: Jesus' focus on relationships calls us to address and confront evil as a community.
Solar panels are seen on the roof of the Paul VI audience hall at the Vatican in this Dec. 1, 2010, file photo. Installing “green rooftops” are one way for colleges to participate in the Laudato Si’ Action Platform. (CNS photo/Paul Haring)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
Michael SchuckNancy Tuchman
“Laudato Si’” reveals global ecological challenges that threaten our very existence. Catholic universities cannot wait to embrace clean energy and help build a sustainable world.
Michael Rzasa, a Trappist brother, was one of the workers at the Spencer Brewery. (John W. Miller)
Politics & SocietyShort Take
John W. Miller
Belgian-style beers are out and India pale ales rule, so the brothers at St. Joseph‘s Abbey in Massachusetts will need to find other sources of revenue.
Politics & SocietyInterviews
Gerard O’Connell
“You realize that the rest of the world is looking toward Pope Francis as maybe the one person who could end this [war], who could bring peace,” Ambassador Donnelly told Gerard O’Connell.
FaithVatican Dispatch
Gerard O’Connell
Catholics in China in recent years have experienced greater difficulties in the practice of their faith as a result of the crackdown on religion being carried out under the regime of President Xi Jin-ping.
FaithFaith in Focus
Matt Holland
In the 1950s in Omaha, Neb., the multi-racial DePorres Club realized it needed to escalate its tactics from uplifting the Black community to confronting white discrimination.